Search for dissertations about: "personal life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 464 swedish dissertations containing the words personal life.

  1. 1. Getting Personal A Framework for Context-Aware Services and System Design for Contemporary Mobile Environments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Athanasios Karapantelakis; Gerald Q. Maguire Jr.; Anders Kofod-Petersen; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; context aware; context-aware; personalized services; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Datalogi; SRA - ICT; SRA - Informations- och kommunikationsteknik;

    Abstract : This study explores the subject of providing personalized services to mobile users, by exploiting relevant domain knowledge (i.e. contextual information). READ MORE

  2. 2. ”I don’t believe the meaning of life is all that profound” A study of Icelandic teenagers’ life interpretation and values

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Gunnar J. Gunnarsson; Sven Hartman; Geir Skeie; ; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; life interpretation; life philosophy; existential questions; values; teenagers; homogeneity; plurality; security; insecurity; religious education.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : What do teenagers recount about themselves and their interpretation of life and values, and what characterises individual teenagers’ perceptions and statements? What is the relation between teenagers’ life interpretation and values and social circumstances? What challenges to school religious education do the teenagers’ perceptions and statements represent? These questions are central to the study Icelandic Teenagers’ Life Interpretation and Values.The purpose of the study was to investigate some central elements in teenagers’ life interpretation so as to discuss the results in terms of social circumstances in Iceland and of school religious education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Personal service environments Openness and user control in user-service interaction

    University dissertation from Uppsala University

    Author : Markus Bylund; Arne Andersson; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datalogi; Computing Science;

    Abstract : This thesis describes my work with making the whole experience of using electronic services more pleasant and practical. More and more people use electronic services in their daily life — be it services for communicating with colleagues or family members, web-based bookstores, or network-based games for entertainment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children living with Home Mechanical Ventilation The everyday life experiences of the children, their siblings, parents and personal care assistants

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Åsa Israelsson-Skogsberg; Carina Sparud-Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home Mechanical Ventilation; children; siblings; parents; family; personal care assistants; health; family functioning; everyday life; Människan i vården; Människan i vården;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the everyday life experiences of living with Home Mechanical Ventilation (HMV) from the perspective of the children and their siblings, parents and personal care assistants.Methods: Study I describes the experiences of personal care assistants (PCA) working with a ventilator-assisted person at home, based on qualitative content analysis according to Elo and Kyngäs (2008), of 15 semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Psychology of Worldviews: Toward a Non-Reductive Science of Personality

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Artur Nilsson; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Worldview; personality; philosophy of life; weltanshauung; life view; ideology; existentialism; non-reductive; humanism; normativism; polarity theory; political psychology; philosophy of science; philosophy of psychology; philosophical orientation; basic assumptions; presuppositions; core assumptions; personal constructs; theoretical psychology; integrative framework; personalism;

    Abstract : Persons are not just mechanical systems of instinctual animalistic proclivities, but also language-producing, existentially aware creatures, whose experiences and actions are drenched in subjective meaning. To understand a human being as a person is to understand him or her as a rational system that wants, fears, hopes, believes, and in other ways imbues the world with meaning, rather than just a mechanical system that is subject to the same chains of cause and effect as other animals. READ MORE